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AirAsia launches #ToIDwithLove relief fund for Palu

by on October 13, 2018
 

Following the recent earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia, AirAsia has launched a #ToIDwithLove relief fund to provide support for those affected. The relief fund will be used to help residents of Palu and surrounding areas which was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami on 28th September 2018. With up to 5,000 lives lost and many thousands more left homeless, all donations are welcome.

The #ToIDwithLove fund is administered by the  airline’s philanthropic arm, AirAsia Foundation. Funds will be collected until 31st October. All donations will be channelled to Yayasan Arkom Indonesia to help rebuild homes and improve disaster resilience in affected areas.

Donating to #ToIDwithLove

There are two ways you can make a donation to the fund:

  • Online donations can be made to AirAsia Foundation, using the designated link, airasiafoundation.com/relieffund.
  • Onboard, phased cash donations starting with the Malaysian arm:
    • AirAsia Malaysia (flight code AK)
    • Thai AirAsia (FD),
    • AirAsia Indonesia (QZ)
    • Malaysia AirAsia X (D7)
    • Thai AirAsia X (XJ)
    • Indonesia AirAsia X (XT)

Flights from more airlines in AirAsia Group are expected to follow later.

AirAsia will match the total public collection, watch for the announcement in January 2019.

….. It’s been an incredibly tough year for Indonesia, which has been beset by one deadly disaster after another. Our hearts go out to all those who have suffered unimaginable losses as a result…. …….. As an Asean airline, we share a close bond with the communities we serve, and we want to do our part to help those in need. Through this donation drive, we hope to raise enough money to make a positive contribution to rebuilding efforts, so please give freely. Every dollar counts. AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes

For more information:

AirAsia will post updates on the on-going relief efforts and relief fund campaign on Facebook (facebook.com/AirAsia) and Twitter (twitter.com/AirAsia).

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